WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gone into self-isolation till Tuesday after being deemed an in depth contact of an individual who examined optimistic for COVID-19, the federal government mentioned.
The publicity came about on January 22 throughout a flight to Auckland from the city of Kerikeri, the federal government mentioned in a press release on Saturday, including that the results of complete genome sequencing was anticipated the next day.
That may present if the an infection was brought on by the Omicron variant of coronavirus, it mentioned.
Ardern, who’s asymptomatic, is feeling properly, the assertion added. She can be examined on Sunday and is in isolation in keeping with the well being ministry’s directives.
The governor-general and members of her employees, who have been additionally on board the flight, are following the identical isolation process.